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Safety on the Streets: Quiz

Updated 25 October 2023 under Health Guides.

It’s always good to be conscious of safety when out and about. Answer these questions about how to handle situations to test your street smarts! 1. You are walking down […]

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How safe is it to jog in the dark?

Updated 19 June 2020 under Ask Us.

It is great that you are interested in jogging and want to learn about how to run safely. Jogging has many positive benefits on physical and mental health. Running outside […]

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Motorcycle Safety

Updated 17 August 2022 under Health Guides.

Riding a motorcycle can be a fun and exciting experience, but it requires extra attention to safety.  Check out the road conditions, and be a smart driver by wearing protective […]

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How Safe is it… to NOT use a bicycle helmet when riding?

Updated 31 December 2019 under Ask Us.

Kicking off our “How Safe Is It?” Feature Teens and parents often wonder how safe something is. We understand that with so much information in the media, it can be […]

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I just saw the movie Fifty Shades of Grey – is the kind of relationship the two main characters have healthy?

Updated 8 April 2015 under Ask Us.

No! Fifty Shades (both the book and movie) is  full of examples of emotional abuse, including stalking (Christian uses a phone and computer to track and follow Anastasia), intimidation (Christian’s […]

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Safety in Relationships

Updated 4 August 2020 under Health Guides.

During your teen years, you will have many kinds of relationships, both friendships and those that are dating relationships. Most of the time, these are fun, exciting, and healthy, and […]

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Indoor Tanning

Updated 10 December 2021 under Health Guides.

You probably know that too much sun exposure can be harmful to your skin and may lead to wrinkles and skin cancer, but what about indoor tanning? Since you’re not […]

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Bike Safety

Updated 20 August 2021 under Health Guides.

Biking is an environmentally friendly way to get around cities and towns and a fun way to get your daily exercise. You just need to remember to follow the rules […]

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My mom is trying to get me to break up with my boyfriend, but I don’t want to. What should I do?

Updated 16 January 2014 under Ask Us.

My mom is trying to get me to break up with my boyfriend, but I still like him a lot. Should I get over him or can I stay with […]

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Backpack Safety

Updated 30 August 2023 under Health Guides.

Most students look forward to picking out their backpacks because there are so many different colors and designs to choose from. Your backpack may express your style, but does it […]

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